Ecosystem Services in Tacoma

Walking through Point Defiance Park on one of Tacoma’s rare sunny days, a visitor will see children playing, joggers and bikers getting fresh air and exercise, and couples enjoying the variety of ros...

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

When was the last time you took a day trip? I’d argue that it’s been too long and suggest visiting the Emerald City, better known as Seattle. But how many of us hear the name “Seattle” and immediatel...

Stupid Rules are Stupid

Back in my home state of California, I worked as a barista at a Seattle’s Best café inside of a Borders in Long Beach. The district supervisor who oversaw our location irritated me more than burning ...

Come Out to Girdy May 2

Every Wednesday at the UW Tacoma’s Mattress Factory, SAB puts on an event known as Washington Wednesday where there’s live music, games, prizes, and many other activities for UWT students to come and...

The Irresistible Allure of Shoes

I was casually browsing Instagram one night when I stopped in my tracks as a pair of shoes in a photo caught my eye. They were black patent leather flats with a one inch rounded gold plated heel, wit...

Back From the Grave

It’s utter crap that people cease to be amused by dinosaurs. Think about it- dinosaurs are the closest support we have that species of life can emerge on planets of various ecological states. D...